Mobile Contract Sawmilling in Scotland
Five tips on contract sawmilling from an experienced Scottish sawmiller. Watch this interview to learn more tips about contract wood cutting with a mobile sawmill.
Handcrafting Zen Chairs in Japan
At the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan, world-renowned woodworker Tak Yoshino creates custom, handcrafted chairs that promote proper and healthy posture through the practice of Zen. As a result of his chairs receiving worldwide acclaim and an increasing number of woodworkers learning Japanese carpentry from Tak, he is currently building a woodworking school with sustainably harvested timber from his own forest.
Wood-Mizer Sawmill Cuts 2,000-Year-Old Bog Oak in Germany
After two thousand years under water, an oak trunk from the Elbe River in Germany was sawn, dried, and turned into valuable material that will last for centuries.
The Sawmiller's Promise - a sawmiller shares his journey of wood life
From woodworking at a young age to sawmilling with his brother and son, a sawmiller shares his journey of living the wood life and a promise that comes from his love of working with wood.
30 Years of Sawing in Wales with Five Wood-Mizer Sawmills
The former chef turned into a sawyer and the two friends began to travel in the area with a portable sawmill to provide custom wood sawing. After 6 years, David bought his own LT40 mobile sawmill. “It was, I believe, in 1990,” recalls David. “So, yes, I’ve been working with a Wood-Mizer sawmill for more than 30 years.”
Thai Pallet Company Doubles Productivity with One Wood-Mizer Resaw
A modern pallet factory replaced two vertical bandsaws with one Wood-Mizer resaw and doubled its sawing productivity. “We have customers all over the world that come to us with their needs, and we design pallets to those exact specifications,” says Pichit Chiamcharoen, the manager of Pallet Maker Group Co. “We have produced hundreds of variations to meet our customers’ requirements.
Wood-Mizer MP360 Planer/Moulder drives bigger profits at Highlands Sawmill
A Wood-Mizer MP360 Planer/Moulder has joined two Wood-Mizer sawmilling lines at Highlands Sawmill in South Africa, allowing the business to create greater profitability. Highlands Sawmill is located in one of the many fertile valleys outside Harding – a place that is also home to the vast timber-producing forests of Weza and Singisi, in South Africa.
Old Carpentry Workshop in Germany Upgraded
Wood-Mizer's MP360 planer/moulder improves speed and accuracy in a German carpentry workshop that is steeped in history. Situated in Gartow in lower East Saxony, Germany, the protected industrial monument building has been used as a sawmill and woodworking shop since 1923. Moritz Kollenrott, the main carpenter of Montagebau Keller, explains: “This half-timbered building is built in a traditional way and is classified as an historical monument. The attic even holds the historic steam engine which supplied the whole village with electricity.”
A small sugarhouse for maple syrup production on family farm
With the help of Wood-Mizer LT40 sawmill Herbert Butterfield built a small barn out of white pine and ash on his family farm in Charlotte, Michigan. In this barn he made a sugarhouse for maple syrup production.
Dutch unique wooden articles producer increases its performance with WB2000
Richard Wigink has been running his company in Holten, Netherlands for over 30 years. He was initially engaged in a tree surgery. Richard always found great value in the trees he removed, often created various articles from them and was glad to know that the tree continues to be valuable and serve for many years. Today, it continues to pursue the same goal.